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Classical Music Host – LTE

Open until filled, but for best consideration please respond by December 2, 2011 4:30P

Position Summary:
Operate FM Combo board and Host classical music on Saturday afternoon.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Play and announce music from CD of Audio Vault as well as play announcements from Audio Vault, meeting time posts for NPR News, the Metropolitan Opera, and other live feeds.
  2. Substitute for other classical hosts as schedules allow
  3. May be called upon for on-air fundraising and/or station events and appearances.

Requirements:

  1. Successful track record of working independently, with minimal supervision.
  2. Knowledge of classical music and recordings Broadcast-quality voice and presentation, and a conversational and engaging on-air style.
  3. Level of comfort with mechanical skills?operating the broadcast board, CD players, Audio Vault and Switchers for the live feeds from various sources. M
  4. Host will need to become familiar with our programming software and music library.

This position is classified as LTE (Limited Term Employment); is paid on an hourly basis ($10-12/hr) and carries no benefits.

How to Apply:
Send resume, names of three references with addresses, telephone numbers (work, home and email contact); plus a one to two-page personal essay explaining your interest in this position and suitability in terms of background and experience by December 2, 2011 to:

Betsy Nelson
Wisconsin Public Radio
821 University Ave
Madison, WI 53706
betsy.nelson@wpr.org

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